Fires of Furious Desire

Date: 1961
Medium: Etching and aquatint on Crisbrook laid paper
Size: 385.00mm / 15.16 ins wide
283.00mm / 11.14 ins high
Notes: Signed in pencil
Condition: Fine condition, with wide margins. Framed
Provenance: The R. B. Kitaj sale. Kitaj acquired this directly from the artist
Literature: Tokyo 5
Price gbp 6800.00 (Pound Sterling) plus ARR inc. VAT

Aside from the edition of 75 (there were also 16 artist's proofs)
Edition published by Petersburg Press, London, 1969

This print has been described by Hockney as 'a little self-portrait' (David Hockney, David Hockney, London, 1976, p. 64)
It is based on William Blake's poem O Flames of Furious Desire